DRAFT AGENDA
Tribal Council Meeting
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 4:00 P.M.

• The Tribal Council meetings are intended to be safe venues in which Tribal members, community  members and guests can share their ideas, thoughts, and concerns. Please be courteous and  respectful to all speakers.
• Official recordings of Council meetings (indicating whether or not they have been edited) will be   available to Tribal members from the Council’s Chief of Staff for $5 each.  Except for  official  recordings made by the Tribe, no audio or video recording of Council meetings will be  permitted.

I. Call to Order / Invocation / Cultural Presentation - Drumming

II. Roll Call/Vote on Absences 
 
Reynold L. Leno, Chairman
Jack Giffen, Jr., Vice-Chairman
Toby McClary, Secretary
Jon A. George, Council
Tonya Gleason, Council
Denise Harvey, Council 
Cheryle A. Kennedy, Council
Chris Mercier, Council
Ed Pearsall, Council

III. Previous Minutes – Approve/Amend
a. February 25, 2015, Regular Meeting

IV. Order of Business

Unfinished Business:

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
  a. Support Reopening of Willamette Falls Locks  – resolution
  b. Gaming Commission Appointment – resolution
  c. Willamette Partnership Board Appointment – resolution
  d. Housing Contracts Assignment and Signing Authority – resolution
2. Legislative Action Committee
  a. Enrollment Non-Infant Determinations – resolution
  b. Enrollment Infant Determination – resolution

Announcements:

Other Business:

Adjourn

Tribal Council Meeting
Expanded Summary of Agenda Items
Date:  March 11, 2015

New Business:
1. Items of Consent from the Legislative Action Committee
a. Support Reopening of Willamette Falls Locks – resolution
Date:  03-03-15 Present: 9 of 9 Recommendation: 9 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution supporting the reopening of the   Willamette Falls Locks.

b. Gaming Commission Appointment – resolution
Date:  03-10-15 Present: 5 of 9 Recommendation: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Kevin Schultz to the   Grand Ronde Gaming Commission for a term expiring in June 2015, contingent upon the successful  completion of a background investigation.

c. Willamette Partnership Board Appointment – resolution
Date: 03-10-15  Present: 5 of 9 Recommendation: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution appointing Tribal Council member   Chris Mercier as the delegate and Ceded Lands Manager Michael Karnosh as the alternate to the Willamette Partnership Board effective March 2015 through March 2016, unless otherwise changed by   Tribal Council.

d. Housing Contracts Assignment and Signing Authority – resolution
Date:  03-10-15   Present: 5 of 9 Recommendation: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution designating the General Manager (or  his designee) as the individual with signing authority for the contracts and agreements duly   entered into by the Grand Ronde Tribal Housing Authority of which the Tribe is successor-in-  interest.

2. Legislative Action Committee
a. Enrollment Non-Infant Determinations - resolution
Date:  03-10-15 Present: 5 of 9 Recommendation: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving the Tribal membership of   individuals numbered #6302 through #6305, because, based on the recommendation of the Enrollment  Committee, the individual meets the requirements of the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment   Ordinance.

b. Enrollment Infant Determination - resolution
Date:  03-10-15 Present: 5 of 9 Recommendation: 5 yes
The Committee recommends the Tribal Council adopt a resolution approving one infant numbered #6306  for Tribal membership, because, based on the investigation and recommendation of the Enrollment  staff, the infant has been found to meet the eligibility requirements for enrollment as defined in  the Tribal Constitution and Enrollment Ordinance.